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Rent my DVR!

Posted by geeknews at 4:01 AM on September 28, 2005

Missed recording some shows on your DVR don’t worry head over to Rent my DVR. People are asking some of the obvious copyright questions but apparently the site has been up for a while and people are able to put request in. [www.rentmydvr.com] [Commentary on the Website]

One Comment

  1. From Steffest at 2:40 am on September 29, 2005

    I tried it today with “Veronica Mars”, and it’s just a bittorrent client …
    2 minutes after the show appeared on the torrent networks, the rentmyDVR client started downloading.
    Analyzing the TCP/IP traffic clearly showed it was using the bittorrent protocol. (Including the fact that your pc is also uploading to a bunch of people …)
    Clever guy, though, earning some money with such a simple trick !
    Maybe if I’m REALLY busy and can’t spear the 2 minutes to pick up the torrent myself, he can have my 20 cents. (But then again, if I’m that busy, how onearth am I goning to find the time to watch the show ! )